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Director of Student Academic Support

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Academic Support


Auburn University

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Position Description

The individual in this position reports directly to the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies and will serve as the Director of Student Academic Support Services by directing the development and administration of a comprehensive program of academic support services and programming for undergraduate students.


1) Recommending and implementing programmatic policies and procedures for academic support services, including tutoring, supplemental instruction, academic coaching; counseling students at risk, including assessment and evaluation;

2) Directing, planning, conducting and assessing effectiveness of academic support programs and services;

3) Supporting and promoting university-wide retention programs;

4) Planning and administering a departmental budget;

5) Developing, implementing and monitoring short and long-range plans for academic support services and projects;

6) Serving as liaison between academic units and campus-wide student support services; collaborating with students, faculty, deans, advisors and Auburn University administrators;

7) Serving on university-wide committees focused on promoting academic success and retention in a four year higher education institution;

8) Other duties as assigned by the Associate Provost of Undergraduate Studies.

Full supervisory responsibility for other employees is a major responsibility and includes training, evaluating, and making or recommending pay, promotion or other employment decisions.

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$59,700 - $99,600

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Required Qualifications

Entry into this applicant pool requires a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Education, Counseling, or a relevant field of discipline; six years' experience in administering and/or coordinating academic support services for students to include knowledge of student development theory, teaching and learning strategies, budget planning and analysis. Employer will consider advanced relevant degrees in lieu of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Desired qualifications include a Doctorate degree in higher education, educational psychology or related field; extensive knowledge of student development theory and application to practice; knowledge of research techniques and data analysis in higher education; ability to work across campus with multiple constituencies; an inclusive student-centered philosophy of providing services and resources; strong written and interpersonal communication skills and teaching/counseling experience at the college level.